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Ingram Micro Signs BAX Global As Heavyweight Air Carrier

IRVINE, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingram Micro, the world's leading wholesale distributor of technology products and services, has selected BAX Global as its domestic heavyweight air carrier.

The contract calls for BAX Global to handle heavyweight shipments from Ingram Micro's key U.S. distribution centers. Ingram's largest centers are located in Millington, Tenn., near Memphis, Fullerton, Calif., Carrolton, Tex., and Carol Stream, Ill.

"Ingram Micro selected BAX because of our expertise in global heavyweight logistics, our experience with handling technology products, our consistent service, integrated fleet, on-time service and competitive pricing," said Eileen Lay, BAX Global National Account Manager.

BAX Global is working with Ingram Micro to develop a customized EDI interface for all tracking, tracing and point of delivery information. In addition, BAX Global has a designated customer service agent to handle inquiries at its Global Service Center. Ingram Micro personnel call toll-free, 1-877-INGRAM1, for customer service support.

Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:IM) , headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., is the world's leading wholesale distributor of technology products and services, and a leading provider of assembly and integration services, with 1997 sales of more than $16.5 billion. The company and its affiliates operate in 31 countries, distributing more than 145,000 products to more than 100,000 resellers in 120 countries.

Over 500 Offices

BAX Global is a $1.7 billion transportation and logistics management company offering multi-modal freight forwarding to business-to-business shippers through a global network of over 500 offices in 119 countries. In North America, BAX Global also operates a jet freighter fleet and hub providing guaranteed overnight and standard overnight and second day freight delivery to every major North American business community and international air freight, ocean forwarding and customs brokerage worldwide.

Pittston BAX Group Common Stock (NYSE:PZX) is a class of common stock of The Pittston Company which is intended to reflect the performance of the global freight and logistics management services businesses of BAX Global.

BAX Global's press releases are available by fax by calling Company News On-Call, 800-758-5804, ext. 117050. For complete listing of BAX services visit the World Wide Web at

CO: BAX Global; Ingram Micro Inc.; Pittston BAX Group
ST: California

Source: BAX Global

Contact: Raquel Garcia of BAX Global, 714-752-1212, ext. 2310,; or Bob Chew, 310-546-9580,


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